REMINDER: The Mid-Term Exam

Yes, the mid-term exam is Friday, March 28th. So, you ask, “What should I study?” The mid-term will cover everything we have learned since the beginning of the semester—that includes the reading assignments, the handouts, and the lecture information.

There are some definite things you should know in order to pass this course, so here is a list to remind you of some specific things you should include in your review:


Review previous postings from our OpenLab site:


Some specific typography information to review:

  • Alignment: possibilities, how to use it well
  • Tracking: possibilities, how to use it well
  • Width/Weight/Posture
  • Stress/Contrast/Serifs
  • History of Letterforms
  • History of Typography
  • Typographical Anatomy
  • Kerning, Leading: Kerning Game
  • Five Families of Type
  • Grids: parts, working on them


Some specific InDesign information to review:

  • How to export a pdf
  • How to paginate a multi-page document
  • How to work with master pages
  • How to package a file
  • Placing images

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